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The plan is to supply water from the Red river to improve quality of water in To Lich river which is severely contaminated for years.

JVE proposes turning polluted To Lich River into sightseeing area

The Japan-Vietnam Environment Company (JVE) has proposed to upgrade the To Lich River in Hanoi into a park with investment from Japan.

General director of Hanoi water drainage company detained

Investigators from the Ministry of Public Security have prosecuted and detained Vo Tien Hung, general director of Hanoi Water Drainage Company, for his alleged violations over regulations in the management and use of State assets.

JEBO rejects Hanoi Chairman's statement on To Lich River clean-up

The Japan Environment and Business Organization (JEBO) has published an announcement by the Hanoi government on its permission.


Hanoi rivers waiting for to be revived

Many rivers in Hanoi have faced serious pollution for years; however, local authorities have failed to revive them.

Water treatment is national security issue - lawmakers

Several National Assembly deputies have proposed considering the supply of clean water as a conditional business field while offering feedback on amending the Investment Law, saying that this should be treated as a matter of national security.

Water price scandal pulls down Duong River company's CEO

The furore around the questionable price of water charged by Duong River may be the main reason behind its CEO leaving.

Red River to be used to clean To Lich River

Hanoi authorities are proposing to use water from the Red River to revive the heavily polluted To Lich River.


Environment Minister checks on To Lich River cleaning project

Minister of Natural Resources and Environment Tran Hong Ha has visited the site and checked the water treatment project at the To Lich River.

Japanese carp released into Hanoi river and lake

Japanese Koi and Vietnamese Tam Duong carp were released into the To Lich River and West Lake in Hanoi today, September 16.

Japanese expert declares Hanoi river water treatment success

A Japanese expert was so confident about the Japanese bio-nanotechnology treatment in Hanoi’s polluted To Lich River that he took a swim.

Experts suggest Hanoi clean dying river with Red river’s water

It is worth pondering the dissolution of To Lich water with the Red river’s water because the To Lich river is facing the risk of becoming a dead river when it received little amount of water in the dry season.


Brazil judge approves Samarco dam burst settlement with government

 A Brazilian judge on Thursday ratified the settlement Samarco and its owners, BHP Billiton (BLT.L) and Vale SA (VALE5.SA), signed with Brazil's government in March to cover damages for a deadly dam spill last year,

Farmers told to use new technologies to treat polluted water in flood areas

 VietNamNet Bridge – A lot of advanced technologies have been invented to help sterilize polluted water. However, Vietnamese farmers in the flood stricken areas still cannot approach the technologies.

How to punish businesses that don't treat waste water?

Of the 429 enterprises, industrial zones and export processing zones nationwide examined in 2012, 157 were found as violating the environment laws, for which they were imposed the fine of VND32.7 billion.